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PENPONDS CHURCH INSTITUTE AND CHAPEL HOUSE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: PENPONDS CHURCH INSTITUTE AND CHAPEL HOUSE

List entry Number: 1142664

Location

PENPONDS CHURCH INSTITUTE AND CHAPEL HOUSE, HIGHER PENPONDS ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Camborne

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 12-Sep-1989

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 66601

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

CAMBORNE HIGHER PENPONDS ROAD SW 63 NW (west side) 7/55 Penponds Penponds Church Institute and Chapel House GV II Church of England Infants School, now meeting rooms. 1849. Uncoursed killas rubble with granite quoins and dressings, slate roofs. Rectangular plan. Single storey; the asymmetrical facade of the Institute, which is essentially of 3 bays but with 4 windows, has a doorway in the left bay with a modern board door and shallow overlight, and tall 18-pane sashed windows with exposed boxes: one to the left of the door, 2 in the centre, and one in the right-hand bay. Chimney at right-hand gable. Chapel House, continued to the right, is lower, and of 4 bays, with a doorway in the 1st bay (abutting the junction) and three 12-pane sashed windows also with exposed boxes; and a chimney at the right-hand gable. Rear and interior not inspected. History: built on the site of Mrs Percival's Endowed School of 1761 (referred to on wall monument in Church of St Martin and St Meriadocus, Church Street, q.v.). Reference: Charles Thomas Mrs Percival's Endowed School at Penponds and Treslothan, Camborne, 1761 to 1876 (1982). Included for group value with Ivy Cottage to the left and Trevithick's Cottage opposite.

Listing NGR: SW6369438919

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Thomas, C, Mrs Percivals Endowed School at Penponds and Treslothan Camborne 1761 to 1876, (1982)

National Grid Reference: SW 63694 38919

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